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Villers-Bretonneux, Somme, France

Villers-Bretonneux became famous in 1918, when the German advance on Amiens ended in the capture of the village by their tanks and infantry on 23 April. 177 more words

War Memorial

In a Word - Service

Canberra invokes a few things about the notion of service. Captain Obvious will remind you that the bushy-eyed bush capital is known for its public service, lip service and self-service. 457 more words

Rant

7116 Connah's Quay and Shotton War Memorial - A Part of Wales Forever England?

For a blog about death and memory in the human past, I have pledged to keep down my discussions of war commemoration to an absolute minimum rather than add to the zombie commemorative culture of war anniversaries. 759 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

My walk to work this morning - Dunedin, New Zealand

This morning I was on a mission to see the Giant Fish and Boats street art by Phlegm, which I knew with a slight detour was on my walking route to the office. 281 more words

New Zealand

[Trip] Italy - Rome

Rome is the capital city of Italy, it is about 3 hours flight from London. The city uses Euro as their currency and speak Italian as their national language. 476 more words

Trip

The Soldiers from Edinkillie, who gave their lives in the Great War 1914 - 1918

 

We shall remember Them.

This is the story, in so far as I have been able to research it, of the thirty five young men whose names are inscribed on the Edinkillie War Memorial and who never returned from the battlefields of the Great War. 10,994 more words

Alastair Cumming